The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was £180 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Support
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £180 £150 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £255 £256
% change year-on-year -29.41% -0.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -24.28% +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 617 658 864
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.49% 94.00% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 379 455
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 25
Median hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.73% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £13.00 £56.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Glasgow

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Support in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support in Glasgow

Technical Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Support in Glasgow

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Technical Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec

Technical Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec